2018 Schedule of Events-Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July

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Saturday, June 30

8:30 a.m. — Forks 4th of July Fun Run. Registration, race begins at 9 a.m. at the parking lot across from Forks Coffee Shop. Walk or run one mile-5k-10k, with proceeds benefiting Spartan Basketball Program. Entry fee $10 (race only) or $20 for race and shirt

9 a.m. — Archery Tag, Tillicum Park; $5 per person; Teams of five, ages 12 and up. Call 360-640-9443 or 360-640-0907

Monday, July 2

6 p.m. — Red, White and Blue Bingo, VFW Hall, 110 Spartan Ave.; Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.; call 360-640-2581

Tuesday, July 3

Judging of Window Decorating Contest for Businesses. Entries must be finished by 10 a.m. with the winner announced Saturday at Moonlight Madness. Sponsored by West End Business & Professional Association

9 a.m.-1 p.m. — Entries accepted for Far West Art League Art, Photo & Craft Show, Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Ave; 360-460- 5171. Entry forms available at Olympic Graphic Arts & Home Slice Take-n-Bake in Forks.

9 a.m. — 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. Registration, tourney begins at 10 a.m. at Forks High School Gym; Fundraiser for FHS Basketball Program; $10 per player; boys and girls divisions. Call 360-780-0310 for more info

Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4

7-10 a.m. — Elks Annual Forks 4th of July Breakfast, Forks Elks Lodge, 941 Merchant Road. Cost: $8 adults; $6 youths and seniors; 4 and younger, free; 360-374-2524

8 a.m. — Check-in for Grand Parade at Forks Outfitters parking lot

10 a.m. — Sign-ups and judging (optional) starts for Kiddies Parade, Peninsula College parking lot, 481 S. Forks Ave.; call 360-640-8211

10 a.m.-4 p.m. — Far West Art League Art, Photo & Craft Show, Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Ave.; 360-460-5171

10:30 a.m. — Final entries and judging begins for Grand Parade

11:30 a.m. — Line Up, Kiddies Parade, Peninsula College parking lot, 481 S. Forks Ave.; sponsored by Forks Emblem Club

11:45 a.m. — Kiddies Parade begins

Noon — FORKS GRAND PARADE begins from Forks Outfitters parking lot

1-3 p.m. — Dodgeball Tournament, Forks Wrestling Fundraiser at Tillicum Park tennis courts. Entry fee $40 per team; ages 12 and older. Pre-register by phone or at the event, 360-640-4085

1-4 p.m. — Salmon Bake, Tillicum Park, sponsored by the Forks Lions Club, Cost TBA; 360-640-2062

2-5 p.m. — Forks Visitor Information Center OPEN, 1411 S. Forks Ave.; 360-374-2531

2-5 p.m. — Forks Timber Museum OPEN, 1421 S. Forks Ave.; 360-374-9663

3 p.m. — Demolition Derby, Tillicum Park Arena, gates open at 2 p.m. Tickets $10 at the gate or buy in advance at Forks Youth League Fireworks Stand located at the corner of Forks Avenue and Bogachiel Way

6-7 p.m. — Patriotic Readers Theater, VFW Hall, 110 Spartan Ave. Come for a presentation on why we celebrate our independence! (free)

Dusk — FORKS FIREWORKS DISPLAY begins at Tillicum Park

Friday, July 6

5 p.m. — Bean Bag Toss, Tillicum Park. Entry fee $30, with half going to Make-A-Wish Foundation; call 360-870-1100 to pre-register

Saturday, July 7

8:30 a.m. — Horseshoe Tournament Sign-Ups at Tillicum Park, Tourney begins at 9 a.m.; Entry fee $10; call 360-374-5323 after 3 p.m.

10 a.m. — 3 p.m. Forks Open Aire Market; Umpqua Bank Parking Lot, 1020 S. Forks Ave; 360-374-6918

10 a.m. — 7 p.m. Far West Art League Art, Photo & Craft Show, Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Ave; 360-460-5171

5 p.m. — Frog Jump, Tillicum Park; 360-640-8169

6 p.m. — Cribbage Tournament, VFW Hall, S. Spartan Ave. Entry fee $6; 360-374-5534

6-8 p.m. — Taste of Forks Grill Off; Forks Assembly of God, 81 Huckleberry Lane. Entry fee $10 per person, $20 per family. 360-374-6909

6-10 p.m. — Street Dance; Library Parking Lot. Sponsored by Forks Abuse; 360-374-6411

7-9 p.m. — Far West Art League Art, Photo & Craft Show, Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Ave; 360-374-5137

7-10 p.m. — Forks Open Aire Market, Downtown Forks; 360-374-6918

7-11 p.m. — Moonlight Madness at Forks Area Merchants Forks Avenue closed between Calawah and Bogachiel. Features music, vendors, fun for the kids and more! Sponsored by WEBPA; 360-374-3311

Sunday, July 8

Noon-2 p.m. — Kiddies Play Day at Tillicum Park, sponsored by the Forks Lions Club; 360-640-3123 or 360-780-2032

Noon-4 p.m. — Far West Art League Art, Photo & Craft Show, Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Ave; 360-460-5171

Contact Information: Mark Soderlind, Chairman of Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July Committee, PO Box 881, Forks, WA 98331. Call 360-640-4298 or 360-640-8211.